While we take great care in crafting quality products, product after-care is critical to keeping the appearance and functionality of your cabinetry. There are several considerations to keep in mind to maintain your cabinetry.

Care & Maintenance

Special Care Areas

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Sinks

Cabinetry near sinks need extra attention due to their proximity to water. Be sure to dry cabinetry promptly to avoid damage. 

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Countertop Appliances

Appliances such as electric kettles, crockpots, coffee makers release steam which can damage cabinetry. Be sure to point the steam away from the cabinetry.

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Dishwashers

The steam and heat generated from dishwashers can damage cabinetry. Be sure to dry promptly to prevent this. 

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Ovens

The self-cleaning function in ovens exposes the adjacent cabinetry to extreme heat. When using this function, be sure to remove doors and drawers near this appliance.

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Garbage Pull Outs

Due to the frequent use of this function, be sure to wipe down the unit and check for cracks often.

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Cooktops

Cabinetry around the cooktop are subjected to risks of food splatter, heat, and steam. Be sure to wipe down the cabinetry promptly.

Maintaining Your Home Environment

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Humidity

  • Indoor relative humidity should be between 30-50%

  • Humidity and moisture can cause shrinkage, swelling, cracking, and warping of cabinetry.

  • Kitchens and bathrooms must be well-ventilated to exhaust excess heat and humidity.

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Sun Light

  • Ultraviolet rays in natural sunlight can change the colour of cabinetry 

  • Wood and painted cabinetry can fade, darken, or discolour if exposed to direct sunlight often

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Temperature

  • The optimal home temperature should be between 15° to 27° celsius.

  • Extreme changes to indoor temperature will cause materials to shrink and swell, resulting in damage to cabinetry. 

Cabinet Care and Maintenance

Frequent Care

Long Term Care

Maintenance

  • Wipe spills and splatters promptly. 

  • Don't place damp cloths over cabinet surfaces.

  • Keep cabinet surfaces dry by wiping excess moisture as soon as it is spotted.

  • Maintaining a consistent home environment by regulating temperature and humidity is critical to keeping your cabinets safe from damage.

  • When going away for longer periods, be sure to regulate the temperature.

  • Be sure to clean the exteriors of the cabinetry a few times annually to avoid build up of oils and contaminants.

  • Touch-up finishing required even with highest quality as daily use can cause scratches and bumps. Contact us for support in providing touch-up options.